at SGL Carbon

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

Job Description

Summary: Process incoming and outgoing shipments per operational procedures and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties, including record keeping, data entry and storing.


Key Accountabilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

•Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records, and to assure items are not damaged. Confers with Buyer and/or Planner about receipt deficiencies. Performs receipt transactions in the MRP system.
•Inspect physical condition of warehouse and equipment, including preparing work orders for repairs and replacement of equipment.
•Calculates shipping charges, based on carrier request and completing necessary shipping paperwork. Determining most economical method of shipment as required. POD and tracking of shipments. Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
•Route items to departments and/or stages material for material control coordinator. Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications. Secure courier services as required.
•Maintains inventory of unique shipping materials and supplies to accommodate small special orders. Must be trained in HAZMAT packaging and shipping procedures.
•Operates tier lift truck or uses hand truck to move, convey, or hoist shipment from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area. Must be a certified forklift operator.
•Participates in planning personnel safety and plant protection activities, maintains order lines of department through routine house keeping.
•Coordinates shipment of repair and/or return of material.

Job Requirements

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Internal Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs, and responds to requests for service and assistance. Interpersonal Skills – maintains confidentiality. Oral Communication – Listens and gets clarification. Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively, edits work for spelling and grammar, and able to read and interpret written information. Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities, and puts success of team above own interests. Judgment – exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals, and measures self against standard of excellence. Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities, and uses time efficiently. Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, and monitors own work to ensure quality. Quantity – Meets productivity standards, completes work in timely manner, and works quickly. Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Initiative – Seeks increased responsibilities, and asks for and offers help when needed.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Forklift driver certification.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully requires the use of personal computer (word processing, electronic mail, spreadsheets, etc.), mainframe computer interface, and ten key calculator.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferably a team player with over 5 years working in distribution/warehouse area. Must have manufacturing’s shipping and receiving experience.

Physical Demands

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please apply through SGL career link or through Career Builder’s website.

Job Snapshot

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